Insta Archives: One Year

In a few hours it’s this guy and my’s one year anniversary. My dearest Teddy Bear, tomorrow and every day for the rest of my life I will let you know how happy you make me, and how in love with you I am. I’ll say the rest when it’s just the two of us... Continue Reading →

Songs For Celebration And For Sorrow

It started with one song. This one song that followed me everywhere but only in my mind. I don’t know where I originally heard the song, but never after did I hear it again on radio, TV, nowhere. “If I Die young, bury me in.. roses?” Is that how it goes? I couldn’t get a... Continue Reading →

Insta Archives: September 5, 2020

I DONT’T KNOW WHO NEEDS TO HEAR THIS TODAY BUT:Even if you’re not getting PAID for it, if you’re putting in the time, and resources, and skill—IT IS WORK. If you’re putting in the creative energy to better express yourself—IT IS THERAPY. It’s physical health. It’s mental health. You are investing in YOU! If you’re... Continue Reading →

Instagram Archives: April 16, 2020

I’m having a really hard time the last few days. I’ve read, I’ve watched, I’ve made art and I’ve reached out. I’m running out of ideas. Taking a moment to step back and sit in gratitude is a sure way to recentre yourself. After a long bath by candlelight and one too many meals I... Continue Reading →

Ted x SelfCare

👏🏻WHEN👏🏻YOUR👏🏻MAN👏🏻BUYS👏🏻YOU👏🏻CANDY👏🏻(and you eat them in bed at 4PM on a Thursday after a long week that isn’t over yet)👏🏻THAT👏🏻IS👏🏻ALSO👏🏻SELF👏🏻CARE👏🏻 Thank you for coming to my TedTalk 😤

Shaking Sadness’ Hand

Today I'm feeling melancholy. I'm feeling so overwhelmed whenever I think about the future and my state of health--not to alarm anyone. I am actually doing well, all things considered. I used to joke with my family in my hospital room during my second treatment for leukemia last year that this would be the title... Continue Reading →

Somewhat of a Memoir, TWELVE: Hope

TWELVE HOPE isn’t the blind faith that everything will work out. It’s the active belief that with positive energy, perseverance, and a dash of chance there will be a positive outcome of any particular thing: an illness, a sports event, a first date, a job interview, etc. Hope without action is absolutely useless. For hope... Continue Reading →

Somewhat of a Memoir, ELEVEN: Grief

ELEVEN GRIEF comes in two phases. There is acute grief which is the sudden shock of someone’s death and your initial reaction following the loss in the short, immediate period after and then there is chronic grief that lingers for a long time and often resurfaces in a cyclical way both shorter-term like yearly anniversaries... Continue Reading →

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